Honda XRE-300 Overview
Indian motorcycle market is growing at a decent pace and recently many of the international bike making brands have launched motorcycles that have simply started a whole new segment on their own. Talking about off-road worthy motorcycles, the only affordable all-terrain bike available was present in the form of Hero Impulse which was later on discontinued by the company. Hero XRE 300 might be the best upgrade for riders who want something more powerful than a Hero Impulse and with better riding dynamics and capabilities that will allow a rider to enjoy the off-road experience in its purest form. The only competition to this bike will be present in form of Kawasaki KLX 250F which is present at a very premium price tag.
Honda XRE 300 Expected Engine and transmission:
The motorcycle is expected to utilize the same engine in which it is available in the international markets. It is expected to get the same 291cc, single cylinder, DOHC 4-valves engine that delivers 26.1bhp at 7500rpm while 27.5Nm of peak torque comes at 6500rpm. It comprises of a bore x stroke ratio of 79mm x 59.5mm. While boasting a compression ratio of 9.0:1. The engine comes mated to a 5-speed transmission with gears ratio so set that the rider can squeeze out the best performance in the most extreme riding conditions.
Honda XRE 300 Expected Features and Mileage:
Since the Honda XRE 300 is a true off-road machine, it is equipped with high-class features to make it as rider friendly and easy going as possible. It comes with long travel suspension both upfront and at the back that makes even the most demanding patches easy. At the front, it is equipped with 41mm air assisted telescopic forks while at the rear it comes with pro link with aluminum swing arm suspension. To conquer even the toughest of terrains, it also boasts 259mm of ground clearance which is immense by all off roading standards. Talking bout the average fuel economy the bike demands near 3.8L of fuel per 100kms.
Honda XRE 300 Expected price and launch date:
Price: Rs 2.5 lakh to Rs 3 lakh.
date: late 2017.
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